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This statement is in continuation with Terms and Conditionsmention on the portal pepperscience.com and hence, the general definitions and provisions of the Terms and Conditions apply. The Provider operates the Service in full compliance with the Section 43A amandatory data protection regime in Indian law.Pepperscience.com,provides this Privacy Policyto inform you of our policies and procedures regarding the collection, use and disclosure of personal information we receive from users ofpepperscience.com (this “Site”).This Privacy Policy applies only to information that you provide to us through this Site. This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time.We will notify you of any material changes by posting the new Privacy Policy on the Site. You are advised to consult this policy regularly for any changes. Unless otherwise defined in this Privacy Policy, terms used in this Privacy Policy have the same meanings as in our Terms of Us

Data, in here, describes all the data related(a)directly to a User as a person, irrespective of the actual usage of the Service. Which includes User’s name, email address and other contact information, birthday, gender, research vita, information about what are thepublications he/she published till date and their opinions in context to their actual contributions associated with a single publication.(b) Originalmanuscripts/Drafts copies of his/her research. (c) Audio/Image files uploaded as a part of science outreach in pepperscience.com.

Apart from this pepperscience also collects the data that user may provide that are associated with the articlesthey have published.peppersciencestores data you enter and submit on the Web service; i.e., if you submit your opinion about the contributions that you made towards the publication and also your opinion on your co-authors contributions associated with the articlesthat have co-authored with them. Apart from this peppersciencealso collects the raw data, which may include text and/ or image files that the user may uploads to the web service that the provider provides to its users. Pepper science will also process this data randomly to provide dynamic Web pages to you that are individually adapted considering your master data. Furthermore, pepperscience reserves the right to process your data to generate anonymous statistics. Such anonymous statistics will contain no information about any individual user and any updates. Pepperscience.commay process your email address solely to send emails to you containing information or notifications about the Service.

Pepperscience reserves the right to attach a minor part to such emails which may contain advertisements for products and services of any third party. If you wish to cancel your subscription/ membership (if you wish to do so, please contact pepperscience by email at info@pepperscience.com with a subject line mentioning unsubscribe), then Pepperscience.comteam and its associates will delete all your data. .

Definations:

Author or Primary Author/ Correspondence Author-Is the author/user who is invited by Publisher to submit the data associated with the article. Primary Authors will submit names and emails address of his Co-Authors to submit data additionally. Authors/Co-Authors once signed-up through the E-mail link they receive and submit the data associated with their article.Reviewer -Publishers upon receiving the data from an Author/Co-Authors, they can Invite a Reviewer to access the data submitted by article and give their opinion which would then be reviewed by Publisher.

Publisher- A person or entity which is registered with pepperscience.com for collection/ collaboration of science outreach activities/ raw data related to published or to be published research articles.

Research Funders- A person/ entity/organisation which is registered with pepperscience.com for collection/ collaboration of science outreach activities.

Universities: An private / public organisation/ research institute which is registered with pepperscience.com forcollection/ collaboration of science outreach activities.

Like many websites, pepperscience.com uses “cookies” to collect information. All the information collected will be used to enhance the usability and experiences of web services provided by pepperscience.com. A cookie is a small data file that we transfer to your computer’s hard disk for record-keeping purposes. We use cookies for two purposes. First, we utilise persistent cookies to saveyour registration ID and login password for future logins to the Site. Second, we utilise session ID cookies to enable certain features of the Site, to better understand how you interact with the Site and to monitor aggregate usage by Academia.edu Users and web traffic routing on the Site.

Pepperscience.com is very concerned for safeguarding your information. We use reasonable physical, technological, and administrative security measures to protect user information and attempt to ensure they are applicable under the circumstances. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Messages sent privately within peppersceince.com will be processedin order to deliver them to the respective recipient(s). Pepper science may also process the message (including eventual attachments) randomly in order to investigate it and extract information, such as –but not necessarily limited to –anti-SPAM and anti-virus checking. Results of such processing (but not the message content itself) may be stored permanently for pepperscience’s own purposes.

PepperScience respects the confidentiality of private communications, therefore, the process is fully automated and, unless the fully automated processing indicates a security threat or abusive behavior, no person but the recipient(s) will be cognizant of the message. Private messages will generally not be shared with any third party. PepperScience.com may nevertheless be obliged to share or grant access to private messages if ordered to do so by a court or a competent judicial authority.

As a Service Providers:We may employ third party companies and individuals to facilitate our Service, to provide the Service on our behalf, to perform Site-related services (e.g., without limitation, maintenance services, database management, web analytics and improvement of the Site’sfeatures) or to assist us in analysing how our Site and Pepperscience.com Service are used. These third parties have access to your Personal Information only to perform these tasks on our behalf and are obligated not to disclose or use it for any other purpose.

Compliance with Laws and Law Enforcement:Pepperscience.com cooperates with government and law enforcement officials and private parties to enforce and comply with the law. We will disclose any information about you to government or law enforcement officials or private parties as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate to respond to claims and legal process, to protect the property and rights of Pepperscience.com.com or a third party, to protect the safety of the public or any person, or to prevent or stop activity we may consider to be, or to pose a risk o being, any illegal, unethical or legally actionable activity.

Pepperscience.comcontains links to other websites. If you choose to visit an advertiser by “clicking on” a banner ad or other type of advertisement, or click on another third party link, you will be directed to that third party’s website. The fact that we link to a website or present a banner ad or other type of advertisement is not an endorsement, authorization or representation of our affiliation with that third party, nor is it an endorsement of their privacy or information security policies or practices. We do not exercise control over third party websites.

These other websites may place their own cookies or other files on your computer, collect data or solicit personal information from you. Other sites follow different rules regarding the use or disclosure of the personal information you submit to them. We encourage you to read the privacy policies orstatements of the other websites you visit. Our privacy policy only governs information collected on Pepperscience.com.

Your information may be transferred to and maintained on computers located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the privacy laws may not be as protective as those in your jurisdiction. Your information collected through the Site may be stored and processed in the United States or any other country in which pepperscience.com maintains facilities. Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by your submission of such information represents your agreement to that transfer.

This Site is not directed to persons under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with Personal Information without their consent, he or she should contact us atinfo@pepperscience.com. If we become aware that a child under the age of 13 has provided us with Personal Information, we will delete such information from our files.

Business-Transfers:Pepperscience.com may sell, transfer or otherwise share some or all of its assets, including your Personal Information, in connection with a merger, acquisition, reorganisation or sale of assets or in the event of bankruptcy. pepperscience.com will notify you before transferring your information to a new entity as part of a merger, acquisition, reorganisation or sale of some or all of its assets if the new entity's processing of your information will materially differ from that set forth in this Privacy Policy.

By using the Service, you expressly agree to this Statement on Privacy and Data Protection. Please check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we made, as they are binding on you

Get in touch:If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at:info@pepperscience.com.

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